Cattle demand outstrips supply


SOLID YEAR: Ray White Keatley principal stock agent Dale Keatley at the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards yesterday morning. 		     Picture: KYRA SYKES

SOLID YEAR: Ray White Keatley principal stock agent Dale Keatley at the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards yesterday morning. Picture: KYRA SYKES

SOUTH East cattle breeders are hoping buoyant prices will continue into the new year to build on solid results for 2016.

Droughts in the north of Australia resulted in a significant price rise over the past year.

The droughts in Queensland caused a nationwide decline in cattle numbers.

Ray White Keatley principal stock agent Dale Keatley said the drop in national herd numbers strengthened the market.

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